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Head and Torso of a Woman
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Head and Torso of a Woman


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Description This hollow figure holding her breasts probably was part of a table or chair leg. The provincial character of the partly opened mouth and bulging eyes is associated with the metalworking tradition of Urartu.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1926, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1926

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Period
8th-7th century BC (Urartian (?))
Medium
silver
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.972
Measurements
1 15/16 x 1 1/16 x 7/8 in. (5 x 2.7 x 2.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
  • Turkey (Place of Origin)

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